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administration blew it. and are actually accusing the administration of misleading the public. the obama administration denies that. hindsight is "20/20." no doubt about it. there were requests they didn't feel safe. they needed more. let's face it. the facts play out that they had, very good suspicion and they were right. >> not a good time for the hearing, for the obama administration. especially, 20-something days away from the election. >> got that right. >> tough. >>> talk about lawyers and jerry sandusky, they say they will fight the attempts to take away his penn state pension. the retirement pension told sandusky will no longer recee $4,900 monthly check. sandusky received a total of $900,000 in pension payments between his retirement in 1999 and last month. >> wow. >> that is a -- sweet retirement deal. >> $900,000. >> that's a lot. wow. >> apparently the decision rests on analysis that he remained a de facto employee of penn state in the years after his 1999 retirement. we know now that put him in the position to commit more crimes against young boys. no surprise to me that --
on september 11. the obama administration now calls these attacks terrorism and the white house says it is the result of an anti-islam video producer in the united states. >> tonight, one person finds herself in hot water. the seductive voice on the other end of that line. >> we are going to win. >> yes. absolutely. >> and you can hear what president obama tells diane >> we are less than 24 hours away from a debate. vice president joe biden and vice-presidential nominee paul ryan are getting ready to square off. >> here is what president obama said to diane sawyer. >> we look forward. it makes you that much more determined. >> the president also accused the romney campaign of confusing voters on several issues, including women's health rights. >> mitt romney spent his day in ohio which is perhaps the most important battleground state of them all. he was northeast of columbus. romney has additional appearances scheduled for the buckeyes state later this week. we invite you to watch the debate right here. you can go to wjla.com/react, and if you have a smartphone or tablets, you can g
comments made by the obama administration to that effect, new documents suggest an disagreement over security for the attack. for americans were killed on the 11th anniversary of the september 11 attacks. >> if your an online shopper, we t for you.er >> gambling supporters and go to battle over whether maryland should have a casino at the national harbor. a combined $39.4 million has spent, more than the combined total spent by governor martin o'malley back in 2006. but there are several new twist the race for president to tell you about tonight. obama met with supporterst ohio state university and subject thate remains at the top of the headlines. >> for all you moms and kids out there, don't worry, somebody is finally doing something about big bird. the new that he was driving our deficit. -- who knew that he was driving our deficit? a new obama campaign at mitt romney campaign week.ent last we have one out of six in poverty, 47 on food stamps, and the s timeent is spending hi saving big bird. i will spend my time talking jobs.saving but the latest polls show both neck-and-neck. yo
: but today was unclear what exactly romney would do that would be different. the obama administration imposing tough sanctions already. >> i will not hesitate to impose new sanctions on iran and will tighten the sanctions we currently have. >> reporter: the obama campaign asking just what would those new sanctions be and on libya after the attack in benghazi that killed four americans including ambassador chris stevens, blistering words for the obama administration. >> this latest assault can't be blamed on a reprehensible video insulting islam despite the administration's attempts to convince us of that for so long. no, the administration has finally conceded these were the deliberate work of terrorists. >> reporter: romney said today he would vigorously pursue the terrorists. president obama has said he is doing the same thing and the obama campaign trying to remind voters of romney's first reaction criticizing the president as the attack was unfolding. >> our u.s. diplomats were attacked in libya the oba-- >> up in virginia. the campaign arguing voters should know that romney's tim
that is a bunch of malarkey. >> reporter: ryan said that the obama administration allowed iran to get closer to obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> it's because this add strags has no credibility on this issue. >> these are the most crippling sanctions in the history of sanctions. >> reporter: president obama was criticize ford being too pass if antietam laif -- passive in last week's debate. vice president biden seemed determined to not make the same mistake. >> shouldn't be surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. they pay more respective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> reporter: ryan said the administration failed the middle class. >> we're going in the wrong direction. look where we are. the economy is barely limping along. >> reporter: side by side at the same table, biden and ryan were not shy about directly engaging each other. sometimes with harsh attacks. sometimes with humor. >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the word don't come out of your mouth the right way
of the obama administration. he had a bit of a swagger. he is riding a wave of momentum from last week's debate. the poll taken after the denver showdown has the race tied among registered voters. president obama had a five-point advantage three days leading into the debate. voters overwhelmingly said ann romney won the debate. that is the biggest debate when ever recorded by gallup bigger than bill clinton's over george bush. president obama is expected to raise more than $10 million over two days. at an event in los angeles last night, musicians lent support for his reelection.. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle reference to his debate performance. >> they performed flawlessly night after night. i cannot always say the same. >> the pressure is now on vice president biden who squares off against paul ryan on thursday night in their only debate. >> the obama campaign will counter his trip to virginia tomorrow with the first lady courts voters in the battleground state. she will speak tomorrow at the louden county fairgrounds. tickets are required. >> a statue of christop
. >> reporter: and that reward came directly from the obama administration, which gave shell the green light to start drilling. shell declined our request for an interview. but told us in an e-mail, the debate on whether to evaluate arctic energy resources is over. we are now focused on safe execution. but greenpeace says it's time to draw a line in the ice. they vow not to stop until all arctic drilling is banned permanently. >> you drill for oil, it's utter madness. >> reporter: earlier this year, activists disrupted operations on a russian rig for five days, despite being pummeled by a water canon. but in the fight against shell, greenpeace is trying a different approach, science. they invited us to tagalong. it's a bumpy ride to their research hub 40 miles offshore. if you fall in this water, you could easily die within just three minutes. we're welcomed aboard "the esperanza," greenpeace's ship. and life onboard is what you might expect. tofu for lunch, a serious recycling program and an eclectic crew from all over the world, who dedicate their lives to the cause. >> in this remote, unf
this again tonight, talked about the weakness, talked about apology from the obama administration. was that really appropriate, right in the middle of the crisis? >> on that same day, the obama administration had the exact same position. let's recall that they disavowed their own statement that they put up earlier in the day in cairo. we had the same position. it's never too early to speak out for our values. we should have spoken out right away when the green revolution was up and starting when the mullahs in iran were attacking their people. we should not have called bashar assad a reformer when he was turning his russian-provided guns on his own people. we should always stand up for peace, for democracy, for individual rights. and we should not be imposing these devastating defense cuts because what that does, when we equivocate on our values, when we show -- >> am i going to get anything to say here? >> it projects weakness, when we look weak, our adversaries are able to attack us -- >> that's a bunch of mularkey. >> why is that so? >> not a single thing he said is accurate. >
.m. and the first question hit a sticky issue for the obama administration. the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that killed ambassador chris stevens and three others. paul ryan accused the administration of failing to provide sufficient security in libya and misleading the public. following public assaults >> they sent the u.n. ambassador out pesetas was because of a protest of a youtube video. it tookwo weeks to acknowledge this as a. terrorist >> joe bide-- was a terrorist attack. >> paul ryan said that obama's for politics america appear weak. >> not a single thing he said is accurate. >> and -- >> they are holding hostage the middle class tax cut because they will not allow its domestic and give a tax cut for the super wealthy. >> our plan is to grow economy and create jobs. >> paul ryan rarely raised his voice but got an audience reaction with best -- >> i think the vice presidentsometimes the words don't come out to the right way. [laughter] >> both men laid out exactly what both campaigns had been trumpeting the entire election season -- extremely different visions for the n
was not referring to the administration. >> reporter: questions about why the obama administration initially seemed to downplay the attack that cost the lives of four americans, including ambassador chris stevens are not going away. secretary of state hillary clinton today for the first time faced reporters on the issue. >> to this day, we do not have all the answers. no one in this administration has ever claimed otherwise. >> reporter: and the white house continued to point out that many of the same republicans who are questioning the administration's refusal to send more security agents to libya are the same republicans who tried to cut funding for diplomatic security. diane? >> all right, jake. and i'll see you this sunday, we'll all be watching, as martha raddatz also joins you there to weigh in on the big debate. along with vice president biden's son, beau, and governor mitt romney's debate sparring partner, senator rob portman, "this week" this sunday. >>> overseas now, and the latest on the heroic young girl, shot by the taliban because she made a public appeal for girls to get to go to sch
as a moderate. >>> and during a campaign swing in north carolina, mitt romney went after the obama administration's handling of the terrorist attack in libya. romney accused the president of failing to, quote, grasp the seriousness of the incident. mitt romney will join his running mate in the state of ohio. >>> little perspective of last night's debate. it may have been contentious. but at least it didn't get physical. check out this faceoff between two veteran california democrats, running for the same seat. at one point, congressman brad sherman grabbed his opponent, congressman howard berman, and shouted, do you want to get into this? the audience, hooting and hollering, until a sheriff's deputy had to step in to separate them. >> take it out outside, fellas. it's getting hot. >>> and a dire warning about cyber security from the nation's top defense official. leon panetta says we are facing the threat of a possible cyber pearl harbor, in which foreign computer hackers take control of the power grid, transportation and financial network. a hostile group could derail a passenger
voters who at one time strongly favored the president. and romney blasting the obama administration on foreign policy yesterday. during a speech in virginia he claimed the risk of conflict in the middle east is higher now than it was when president obama took office. he urged a more aggressive u.s. role in the syrian civil war. >>> meantime, president obama campaigning on the west coast sounded an urgent note in his appeal to voter. he told supporters in san francisco they must be almost obsessive in getting out the vote. the president and mitt romney returned to the crucial state of ohio later today to campaign in that critical state. >>> first lady michelle obama is sharing a bit what goes on behind the closed dufrz the white house. in a "nightline" interview she told cynthia mcfadden she steers clear of trying to influence her husband's approximately sees instead sticking to causes like fighting childhood obesity. mrs. obama talked about how comfortable the president is around women. >> this is one of the things i love about barack, he is so used to having strong women in his lif
the attack? >> this killing in benghazi was at the wrong time for the obama administration. it's been a month since the attack. we haven't brought those killers to justice. that's a real problem. but foreign policy has long been the president's strength in polls. in large part because of the killing of osama bin laden. the benghazi attack doesn't take that away. it doesn't take away winding down the wars that were so polarizing just four years ago. so, while it is a problem, i don't think it takes the issue off the table. and the third debate will be all about foreign policy. >> and the president said one of the problems the last debate, he was too nice. can we expect more of a fight on tuesday? and doesn't that carry risks of its own? >> there are risks with no more mr. nice guy. the president was being coached to not get in the gutter with mitt romney. to not get angry. but there's risks. and the problem with no drama obama is he can seem aloof. the debate this week is a sign of things to come. the president has to intensely engage, smile, and call out mitt romney where there's points of di
that this administration has failed to send a serious message to the rest of the world especially regarding the fear of a nuclear iran. >> they see, president obama and new york city, the same day that netanyahu is. instead of talking with him, he goes on a daily talk show. >> this is a bunch of stuff. >> what does that mean? >> it means it is simply inaccurate. >> it means it is irish. [laughter] >> a lighter moment there, but it was not all like. a very stark contrast on proposals for the bush tax cuts, about a proper pullout from afghanistan, and changes to medicare. paul ryan questioned several times about specific answer -- about specifics of loopholes. this was the exchange over jobs. >> you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? >> i sure do. >> 10%. in what it was the day you guys came in? 8.5%. that is how it is going all around american. >> look, you don't read the statistics. that is not the way it is going. >> what epitomized this entire races this back-and-forth and the opposing side debating their accuracy. >> with respect to that quote, i think the vice president's very
're watching on our tv screens is the unraveling of the obama foreign policy. >> reporter: score one for ryan there. but when ryan slammed the administration's $800 billion stimulus bill, biden was ready with this. >> sent me two letters saying, by the way, can you send me some stimulus money for companies here in the state of wisconsin. we sent millions of dollars. you know -- >> you did ask for stimulus money, correct? >> sure he did. >> for two occasions, we advocated for constituents applying for grants. that's what we do. >> i love that. this is such a bad program. and he writes me a letter saying, the reason we need this stimulus, it will create growth and jobs. his words. >> reporter: unlike the president, biden slammed ryan over romney's infamous comments about the 47% of americans who don't pay income taxes. ryan turned it back on biden. >> i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> reporter: now, there will be a lot of discussion over who was stronger last night. biden or ryan. but i've got to tell you, around h
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